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Bulletin Number
        3054
Date
        May 21, 1998
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        Physiotherapists
Subject      REVISIONS TO PHYSICIANS’ SCHEDULE OF BENEFITS, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS
A. Physicians’ Schedule of Benefits, Appendix F: New MCSS Forms
B. Maximums for Physical Therapy Services
C. Maximums for Specific Services in April 1/98 Changes (e.g., Bone Density)
D. Non-Malignant Skin Lesions
E. Health Insurance Act - Record Keeping Requirements

A. Physicians’ Schedule of Benefits, Appendix F: New MCSS Forms

Effective June 1, 1998, Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) Form 4, Form 5 and the form "Request for Supplementary Information" will be discontinued.

MCSS has two new forms for use in the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP): the Health Status Report Form (HSR) and the Activities of Daily Living Form (ADL). There is also a new form for the Ontario Works program: the Medical Report Form.

As of June 1, 1998, the descriptions and fee values for the codes in Appendix F to the Schedule of Benefits will be changed, as follows:

K051 MCSS Health Status Report form (HSR) $50.00
K052 MCSS Activities of Daily Living form (ADL) $20.00
K053 MCSS Medical Report Form $15.00

Assessments using the old forms and completed prior to June 1, 1998, can be submitted for payment for up to 6 months as is current practice.

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